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Previous observations of the effect of dietary protein,1 fat and carbohydrate2 on the nitrogen balance of young children with the nephrotic syndrome revealed the fact that protein intakes above the optimum of 3 Gm. daily per kilogram of body weight tended to produce a less positive or...
Although maternal age has been abundantly sustained as a factor in the causation of mongolism,1 of the polydactylism of guinea pigs2 and of congenital malformations,3 no reference has yet appeared relating to the possible role of this factor in the causation of achondroplasia.
While it is well known that pigmentation of the skin, or tanning, results from ultraviolet irradiation with a mercury vapor lamp and that different persons vary in their susceptibility to the effects produced, the exact mechanism of this process has as yet not been satisfactorily...
Serum from persons convalescent from scarlet fever has been used successfully in the prophylaxis and treatment of patients with this disease.1 The literature on this subject has been reviewed by Hyland and Anderson.1c Apparently the clinical effectiveness of convalescent serum is only...
This is the second edition of this book, but it has been entirely rewritten to meet the new curriculum adopted by the National League of Nursing Education. For this reason it is especially a book for student nurses in nursing schools. It is divided into three parts. The first part deals...
Exanthema subitum (roseola infantum) is one of the mildest exanthematous diseases to which infants under 2 years are subject. It possesses, however, considerable medical interest, because its origin is unknown and because there is a good deal of confusion in differentiating it from other...
Although thyroid enlargement in the newborn is not uncommon in certain districts where goiter is endemic, a perusal of the literature reveals surprisingly few instances of sporadic congenital goiter.
McCarrison found goiter in nursing infants in the regions of India where goiter...
One of the characteristics of growth is the retention within the organism of what Robertson referred to as the "substrates" of growth, and of these the two subjected to the most frequent analysis have been nitrogen and calcium. As a measure of growth of active protoplasmic tissue and of...
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